I made a pretty bad estate planning mistake so learn from me and don’t make it yourself. When my kids were little—ages 2 and 4—I left my husband. As most divorcing couples do, we divided up our assets. Since our individual IRAs held similar amounts, I kept mine and he kept his. At that time, […]
Can I Use My HSA To Pay For Botox Treatments?
How to pay for botox treatments without getting in trouble with the I.R.S.
Exercise Your Brain: Take The 4-Word-Story Challenge
Many locals in Park City, Utah will tell you, “I came for the winters but stayed for the summers.” There is so much to do in Park City in the summer; hiking, mountain biking, outdoor festivals, concerts, and so much more. In fact, there is almost too much to do if you live here […]
5 Easy Ways To Spend Less And Keep More Of Your Money
When your paycheck hits your bank account, it might not look like much. No matter the size, if you spend less, you’ll have more to save and invest. Federal, State, Social Security and Medicare taxes are taken out, too. Medical, dental and vision insurance and your 401(k) contribution are withdrawn before you even see your […]
Watch Six On History Channel But Watch Out For The Negative Money Message
Love the show, Six, on The History Channel. Hate the money message. Walton Goggins was great playing Boyd Crowder on “Justified.” I’ll watch him anytime anywhere. That means I am watching “Six” — a mini-series based on Seal Team Six a very entertaining show. I love the positive theme, “Never leave a brother behind.” It’s […]
Tightwad Tuesday: Smart Shopper’s Guide To Expensive Purchases
In Episode 10 of Tightwad Tuesdays, I share thinking behind making a major purchase. Skiing is my favorite sport so I bought new boots this season. Were they an expense or an investment? You tell me! What was your very best sporting goods purchase?